Employment

It’s a great time to become part of a dynamic, caring agency that addresses one of our community’s major public health epidemics: child sexual and physical abuse and exploitation. Kristi House is 22 years old and still growing to meet the needs of children in Miami-Dade County. At the Kristi House Child Advocacy Center, you’d be part of a team that is helping to heal and protect our community’s most vulnerable victims. 

1 position is currently open as of 8/21/2017:

Transportation Coordinator – Project GOLD

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

This is a full-time, 40-hour-per-week position designed to provide transportation services to child sexual abuse victims, their families and staff. An employee in this position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of transportation for clients with the assistance of the case managers and Project GOLD support staff. Work is performed under the supervision of the Program Director and the Assistant Executive Director. Performance is monitored through periodic and annual job evaluation processes.

Responsibilities:

The person in this position is required to work a 40-hour week using “flex” time when needed to facilitate early and late pickups. When there are no scheduled pickups, the driver is expected to be on site at Project GOLD from approximately 12 noon to 8 p.m. to perform work-related tasks as required.

  • Coordinate with Project GOLD personnel and professionals from other social service agencies to provide transportation services.
  • Arrange for picking up and dropping off program members daily at the Drop In Center.
  • Calculate times/distances and navigate geographical areas of Miami-Dade County as needed to ensure punctual arrival to appointments.
  • Observe and report information regarding clients to the appropriate staff.
  • Accompany client to/from vehicle to/from home, school or office as needed.
  • Ensure passengers follow safety rules of the vehicle–wearing seat belt, remaining seated during trip, sitting in appropriate location, behaving appropriately.
  • Transport and accompany staff as needed on home visits to meet with their clients.
  • Maintain record of client attendance and submit to the Program Director on weekly basis.
  • Act as courier for package delivery and pickup as needed.
  • Monitor, schedule, and record maintenance of the vehicle as it requires, including regular cleaning (inside/outside), oil changes, etc. using vehicle maintenance chart.
  • Use of the vehicle is for agency purposes: to/from Driver’s home point of origin to client’s home, school and/or the office. The van is to be secured at Driver’s home when not in use for agency purposes. Weekend personal use of the vehicle is prohibited.
  • The position must implement and comply with emergency evacuation procedures–attend trainings as required.
  • Participate in agency-wide events, staff meetings, community outreach, public presentations as needed.
  • Perform related work as required.

Qualifications:

  • Safe driving record
  • Completion of CDL/Class B with “P” endorsement drivers license course
  • Experience transporting at-risk youth and families or related population preferred.

Send resume and cover note to jobs@kristihouse.org


Kristi House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact our Director of Operations, Dawn Thompson, at 305-547-6834 or dthompson@kristihouse.org.

To advise us of your interest in possible employment opportunities at Kristi House, please send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Operations, Kristi House, 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, or email it to jobs@kristihouse.org

In the employment, training, promoting, or provision of service to clients, Kristi House will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, country of national origin, language proficiency, or ability to pay. In addition, clients that are diagnosed with co-occurring disorders will not be excluded from service because of the diagnosis. Kristi House will provide reasonable accommodation to all employees and clients as specified by the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Department of Children and Families CFOP 60-10, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. All services including communication assistance and auxiliary aids, are provided free of charge to the client.